FORT MORGAN, Colo. (AP) – The Morgan County Sheriff’s office says a 27-year-old skydiver died after making a hard landing during his second jump of the day.

The sheriff’s office says Brady Kane was alive when he landed after a jump at the Fort Morgan Airport Saturday afternoon but he was gravely injured. First responders tried unsuccessfully to resuscitate him. He died at the scene.

Police say Kane, of Erie, was an experienced skydiver who had made more than 5,000 dives. The Denver Post reported Sunday that Kane part of a group of skydivers jumping at the airport.

Police say there’s no evidence that the equipment Kane used contributed to the accident.

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Comments (3)
  1. Jamie says:

    Brady Kane was an amazing friend and coworker. I’ll miss your goofy personality and kind heart. Blue Skis Brady!

  2. Levi J. Grizzle says:

    Brady Kane, you won’t be forgotten. You have inspired and will continue to inspire many. Blue skies brother, blue skies to you to which own.

  3. Lee Closson says:

    He was a dear friend too my family, said lost to everyone

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